According to the institute, another ten people died from or with the virus. Germany recorded a total of 9777 deaths in connection with the pandemic. According to the RKI, the number of people recovered was around 290,000 (as of October 18, 12.00 a.m.).
The high number of infections this week are not directly comparable with the earlier record values in spring. In the meantime, significantly more tests are carried out every day, so that more infections are also detected.